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The Presidential Campaigns and Elections

President Lesson Plans | Quotes | Games | Biographies

Media Construction of Presidential Campaigns - Excellent use of primary source documents to complement in-depth lesson plans. A document based history kit. All materials are classroom-ready, including: teacher guides, student handouts, overviews, assessments, resource lists, and more than 140 historic media documents.

Living Room Candidate.org - The Living Room Candidate contains more than 300 commercials, from every presidential election since 1952.

Lessons from the LivingRoomCandidate -
A collection of 8 lesson plans that helps students to analyze and interpret presidential campaign advertisements.

Campaign Trail - Do You Have What it Takes to Win a Presidential Election? -

  • Select a year and a candidate to find out.
  • You will answer questions about your platform and positions, and also about your campaign strategy.
  • The answers will affect your popularity for better or worse, both nationally and in individual states.
  • Walk the fine line between appealing to your base and winning a majority of the votes.